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Another Round, Episode 9: You're Gonna Be A Boss One Day

On this week's episode: the emotional labor no one ever lists on job requirements, a listener question about unrequited love, and a chat with the coding wunderkind Kaya Thomas.

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We got to interview Kaya Thomas, the 19-year-old coder who will probably be all of our bosses very soon.

Heben Nigatu

Kaya is the creator of We Read Too, an app intended to serve as a resource for anyone seeking children's books by and about people of color.

Kaya was recently honored at Black Girls Rock for her work paving the way for women of color in tech. (She got to smell Michelle Obama!!!)

@MichelleObama speech was so empowering. Thank you for the incredible honor of meeting you! #BlackGirlsRock

Here are nine random things you can look forward to hearing on this week’s episode:


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